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An engineer"s alphabet

gleanings from the softer side of a profession

by Henry Petroski

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea,
  • Engineering,
  • Philosophy,
  • Technology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Petroski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14 .P473 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 360 p. :
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138580M
    ISBN 101107015065
    ISBN 109781107015067
    LC Control Number2011020065
    OCLC/WorldCa730906198

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